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Treasury to Propose Legislation Requiring Beneficial Ownership Reporting At Time of Entity Formation

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Uncategorized The U.S. Department of the Treasury has announced its intention to propose legislation requiring reporting of beneficial ownership at the time a new entity is formed. According to Treasury:  “The Administration is committed to working with Congress to pass meaningful legislation that would require companies to know and report adequate and accurate beneficial ownership information […] Read more →

by   |   May 6, 2016

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NASAA Requests Comments on Proposed Policy Allowing Use of Electronic Offering Documents and Electronic Signatures

Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities On May 2, 2016 the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) issued a release requesting public comments on a proposed Statement of Policy (SOP) that would... Read more →

by   |   May 6, 2016

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Fed Wants Limits on Qualified Financial Contracts of Large Banks

Banking The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is inviting comment on a proposed rule to promote U.S. financial stability by improving the resolvability and resilience of... Read more →

by   |   May 4, 2016

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SEC Finalizes Rules Implementing JOBS Act and FAST Act Provisions Concerning Exchange Act Registration Thresholds

Public Companies and Securities On May 3, 2016, the SEC adopted final rules regarding reporting obligation thresholds under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 mandated by the JOBS Act and the securities... Read more →

by   |   May 3, 2016